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Jul 17, 2011 9:00am PDT
: a reimagining of bond as a young veteran of the war in afghanistan." "the washington post" calls it gory, manic and impeccably removed. jeffrey deaver joins me this morning, the author of an astounding 28 novels, best known for lincoln rime in "the bone collector." thank you for being with me. >> good to be here. >> this must be a tremendous honor, even for a guy who had written 27 previous books, a little bit of pressure. >> i can't tell you, first of all, how excited i was. i began reading the bond books when i was about 8 years old. yes, a little young, you may think. but remember, back in the 1950s, even thrillers of the sort that ian fleming wrote were, you know, they were kind of euphemistically written. most of the romance occurred off camera, the violence was rather subdued, and an 8-year-old boy could just enjoy the adventure story of the knight errant going after the dragon, whether he was blofeld or goldfinger or dr. no. so, bond was always a part of my life growing up, and i counted ian fleming as an influence when i started writing at, frankly, a very young age, about 11 or 12 i tr
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